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Wincanton pub history index
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Somerset. The Somerset listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.
The following entries are in this format:
Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.
In 1768, standing on part of the ground on which the Town Hall now stands,
being held for a long period for the benefit of the church, but at the date
mentioned said to have "fallen into a ruinous condition." In 1705 rented by
Jerom Hill, later by William Hill and Edward Matthews. In 1768, it was
granted at £5 per annum to the Feoffees of the Fairs and Markets, when new
buildings were erected thereon. It has borne the same ground rent of £5 per
annum from that time to this day. - Inns of the Parish to 1903 -
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